The art of creating metal tablewares by hand definitely suffered a setback after the Industrial Revolution when mass production of such goods became popular. But this Tennessee artisan is doing his part to keep alive the art of metalsmithing Article from the Autumn edition of The Cottage Journal.
The Center for Southern Craft and Design at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art celebrates the work of metalsmith Ben Caldwell
Artist Spotlight: Ben Caldwell, on view from January 5-March 28 http://ogdenmuseum.org/ OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART 925 Camp StNew Orleans, LA 70130
The brightest picks from the International Home + Housewares Show. http://ovens.reviewed.com/features/spring-into-a-colorful-kitchen
Ben was asked to be a part of the "Make Your Art, Make it Work: Crafting a Brand that Sells" presentation. Make Your Art. Make It Work. Crafting a Brand That Sells. Panelists:Danielle McDaniel, owner The Clay Lady Studio (clay)Tena Payne from Earthborn Studios (clay)Christina Kober (jewelry)Ben Caldwell (coppersmith)